Regulatory Power Europe? Assessing the EU’s Efforts to Shape Global Rules

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The European Union is widely regarded as a “regulatory superpower” (The New York Times, 19 October 2013: A1).  This workshop will focus on the EU's active efforts, both bilateral and multilateral, to shape regulations beyond its borders.  It thus intersects with a number of prominent debates about the EU as a global actor about global rule-making.  The confirmed participants are: Vicki Birchfield, Associate Professor, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology; Chad Damro, Senior Lecturer of Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh; Robert Kissack, Assistant Professor, Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internationals; Abraham Newman, Associate Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Elliot Posner, Associate Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University; Jamal Shahin, University Lecturer, University of Amsterdam and Postdoctoral Fellow, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Kazuto Suzuki, Professor of International Relations, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University; Alasdair R. Young, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology. 

Space is limited. Please contact Dr. Alasdair Young ( to reserve your space.

The workshop is sponsored by the European Commission through Alasdair Young’s Jean Monnet Chair(2012-3121). 

The papers from this workshop will appear in a special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy in 2015.




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